NYC ultraviolet lamp bus disinfection

New York City to test ultraviolet light to kill coronavirus on subways, buses

CBS News reported that the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced that the $1 million pilot program will begin its first phase on some subways, buses and other facilities early next week.

Bus disinfection with the use of UV-C light

Bus disinfection through UV lights. A way to fight Coronavirus in Shanghai

Following a guidance issued by the National Health Commission, a Shanghai public transport company uses UV light on the bus interiors and exteriors as a way of disinfection. According to the company, the process takes 5 to 7 minutes per bus and kills more than 99.9 per cent of viruses, as reported by AFP.

Here’s how NYC is using powerful UV light to kill the coronavirus on subways and buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority launched its pilot to use powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect New York City’s subways and buses.

Marriott Hotels using UV light for sanitation

Marriott Hotels' New Cleaning Routine Involves Sanitizing Sprayers and UV Light

The Westin Houston Medical Center is also using UV light in the form of two roaming robots, usually used in hospitals, to sanitize rooms and common areas [...].

UV Light Helps Duke Hospitals Fight Transmission of Superbugs

A type of ultraviolet light called ultraviolet light C or UVC is helping hospitals cut transmission of super bugs like MRSA that linger in patient rooms and cause new infections, according to a study by Duke Health researchers. As a result, several UVC machines are now in use at Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Montreal hospitals using UV rays for disinfection

Montreal hospital to test disinfection robot that uses ultraviolet rays

The Montreal institute moved to order the robot just as the COVID-19 pandemic was emerging in China and Europe to see if the technology could be useful to Canada. A first robot arrived Monday for testing purposes.


Coronavirus inactivation Sars-Cov-2
Inactivation of the coronavirus that induces severe acute respiratorysyndrome, SARS-CoV [click to read]
Room Decontamination with UV Radiation [click to read]
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Double hit Sars-Cov-2 disinfection
Rapid evidence summary on SARS-CoV-2 survivorship and disinfection, and a reusable PPE protocol using a double-hit process [click to read]